Associations to the word «Pulse»

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Wiktionary

PULSE, noun. (physiology) A normally regular beat felt when arteries are depressed, caused by the pumping action of the heart.
PULSE, noun. A beat or throb.
PULSE, noun. (music) The beat or tactus of a piece of music.
PULSE, noun. An autosoliton
PULSE, noun. Annual leguminous crop.
PULSE, verb. To beat, to throb, to flash.
PULSE, verb. To flow, particularly of blood.
PULSE, verb. To emit in discrete quantities.
PULSE, noun. Any annual legume yielding from 1 to 12 grains or seeds of variable size, shape and colour within a pod, and used as food for humans or animals.
PULSE DEMODULATOR, noun. A device that recovers the modulating signal from a pulse modulated wave
PULSE DEMODULATORS, noun. Plural of pulse demodulator
PULSE DETONATION ENGINE, noun. A jet engine driven by repeated detonations within the engine.
PULSE DETONATION ENGINES, noun. Plural of pulse detonation engine
PULSE DIALING, noun. (US) A system of telephone dialing in which each digit is transmitted as the equivalent number of pulses
PULSE DIALLING, noun. (British) Alternative spelling of pulse dialing
PULSE GLASS, noun. An instrument consisting of a glass tube with terminal bulbs, and containing ether or alcohol, which the heat of the hand causes to boil.
PULSE JET, noun. Alternative spelling of pulsejet
PULSE JETS, noun. Plural of pulse jet
PULSE MODULATION, noun. Any of a number of techniques whereby a series of information-carrying quantities occurring at discrete instances of time is encoded into a corresponding series of electromagnetic carrier pulses
PULSE MODULATIONS, noun. Plural of pulse modulation
PULSE MODULATOR, noun. A device for the pulse modulation of a radio-frequency carrier signal
PULSE MODULATORS, noun. Plural of pulse modulator
PULSE OXIMETER, noun. (medicine) A device used to monitor the oxygen level of a patient's blood
PULSE OXIMETERS, noun. Plural of pulse oximeter
PULSE OXIMETRY, noun. (medicine) A non-invasive method allowing the monitoring of the oxygenation of a patient's hemoglobin, using a sensor placed on a thin part of the patient's anatomy, usually a fingertip or earlobe.
PULSE WAVE, noun. A kind of non-sinusoidal waveform that is similar to a square wave but lacks the perfectly symmetrical shape.
PULSE WAVE, noun. (biology) The wave of increased pressure started by the ventricular systole, radiating from the semilunar valves over the arterial system, and gradually disappearing in the smaller branches.

Dictionary definition

PULSE, noun. (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star".
PULSE, noun. The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart".
PULSE, noun. The rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health.
PULSE, noun. Edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.).
PULSE, verb. Expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it".
PULSE, verb. Produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube".
PULSE, verb. Drive by or as if by pulsation; "A soft breeze pulsed the air".

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne